(a)   Discontinued operations. A who has determined to discontinue operations in the must either:
      (1)   Provide information satisfactory to the Director of Public Works that the obligations for its and in the right-of-way under this Article IV have been lawfully assumed by another ; or
      (2)   Submit to the Director of Public Works an action plan for the removal or discontinuance of and . The shall require removal of such and if the determines such removal is necessary to protect the public health, safety and welfare. The may require the to submit a surety consisting of an irrevocable letter of credit or a cash deposit to be held in escrow in an amount sufficient to reimburse the for reasonably anticipated costs to be incurred in removing the and .
   (b)    . A shall notify the when are to be discontinued. A that has in a right-of-way shall remove them from that right-of-way during the next scheduled excavation if required in conjunction with other right-of-way repairs, excavation or construction, unless this requirement is waived by the .
(Ord. 98-54, passed 11-16-1998; Ord. 2008-1, passed 1-14-2008)